Owen Evans was appointed Chief Executive in October 2017.
He was educated at Ysgol Penweddig, Aberystwyth before graduating in Economics from Swansea University.
Before joining S4C he was Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Welsh Government with responsibility for Education and Public Services.
Between 2008 and 2010 he was Director of the charity Business in the Community and for 10 years before that he worked for BT including a period as a member of the UK wide BT team developing their broadband strategy.
He was a member of the Welsh Language Board between 2005 and 2010.
He is currently a member of the consultative board of the charity Marie Curie in Wales.